Faces of Brooklyn
Ana Aguirre is making the rounds through United Community Centers of East New York’s vibrantly painted building. Upstairs a group of preschoolers sit in a circle with a teacher, erupting in animal noises. Below, children pedal red tricycles across a multi-purpose room that will later host a meeting of local activists.
A Tale of Two Brooklyns
The number of Brooklyn-based firms spiked from 257 in 2001 to 433 in 2009
Brooklyn has lost 23,000 manufacturing jobs over the past decade